Jul 13, 2022
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Overview of the development of graphic design The graphic design of the frescoes in Lascaux can be traced back to about 14,000 BC (Figure 1), including the written language that appeared in 3-4 million BC, and it is also a very reference in other related fields. The basic graphics of value, which can be said to be a milestone in the history of graphic design. The Book of Kells, the biblical Gospel manuscripts made by Celtic friars around 800 AD, with ornately decorated text, is one of the early examples of graphic design. In the Tang Dynasty in my country, wood planks were used to engrave graphics and print and dye them on textiles, and then they were used to print Buddhist classics in 868. Until the Song Dynasty, Bi Sheng invented the simple Image Manipulation Service and practical movable type printing, which made books more widely popular. And in Europe at the end of the nineteenth century, graphic design began to be separated from fine arts and set up as a specialized discipline, especially in England. The father of graphic design, Piet Mondrian, inspired the use of grids for modern advertising, print and web layouts. In 1849, Henry Cole vigorously promoted the importance of design in the journal "Design and Manufacture" founded by him, and held the World Exposition, which greatly promoted the development of British graphic design education. In the years after 1892, William Morris designed and published many books with a very refined visual style, which were not only popular with the public, but also brought huge profits to the publishing house. Undoubtedly, this is the most existing graphic design business market. It is good proof that Morris and some other works directly influenced the development of Art Nouveau, accelerated the independence of the field of graphic design, and also contributed to the rapid development of graphic design in the early twentieth century. Representative of graphic design products in the Arts and Crafts movement. The establishment of modern graphic design in mainland China was held in Shenzhen in 1992 at the "China Graphic Design" exhibition. Wang Xu, Chen Shaohua and Wang Yuefei, who represented designers in mainland China, planned this design exhibition.